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Our Team

Meet Our Talented Trainers

Our Team

Meet Our Talented Trainers

We are proud to offer many expert trainers at our Body Evolutions W 72nd Studio. Please give us a call and we can help you find the trainer best suited to your needs and goals.

Billy Macagnone

Owner / Founder of body evolutions

Authorized Master Trainer - Certificate Courses 
Gyrotonic Applications for Martial Arts Teacher Trainer


Billy Macagnone, who founded Body Evolutions in 2001, has dedicated the majority of his life to service and movement and is devoting his professional life to GYROTONIC® education. He has great conviction about its capability for opening up the physical structure while raising self–awareness and promoting playfulness, physical ease, comfort and a reconnection to nature. Billy is committed to bringing   GYROTONIC® training and the joy of moving freely to the world at large. He founded Body Evolutions based on his vision of a place where all clients can feel they belong, be touched by the benefits of   GYROTONIC® exercise and have their quality of life enhanced. Billy is a   GYROTONIC Authorized Master Trainer and a   GYROKINESIS ®, Archway, Leg Extension Unit, Jumping Stretch Board and  GYROTONER ® Master Trainer. He has studied extensively with Juliu Horvath, the creator of Gyrotonic movement, and teaches both nationally and internationally. Billy has been featured as a presenting Master Trainer at the International Gyrotonic Expo in Rome 2006 and then again in 2008. Billy also has over 27 years of intensive training in the Martial Arts and currently holds the rank of Jun Shihan (6th degree black belt) from the World Seido Karate Organization. He is a certified Sivananda Yoga instructor and AFFA certified personal trainer.

Anthony Macagnone

Instructor - Pilates

In 2010 he started teaching Pilates at the Sal Anthony's Movement Salon and helped his father Anthony Macagnone Sr. establish Pilates on the Square which is now Body Evolutions Union Square. Learn More

Miriam Barbosa

Authorized Master Trainer - Certificate Courses
Gyrotonic Applications for Dancers Teacher Trainer

Miriam is a Specialized Master Trainer for both the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods. She is a former member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and currently is on faculty at the Martha Graham School and The Alvin Ailey School. Learn More

Leah Barsky

Instructor - Gyrotonic

Leah has danced as a principal performer for renowned companies such as The Metropolitan Opera and Chicago Lyric Opera. Leah is thrilled to bring her knowledge and experience as a professional dancer to her Gyrotonic teaching. Leah completed her Foundation training here in NYC with Master Trainers Billy ...Learn More

Helen Cahill

Instructor - Pilates / Gyrotonic

Helen Cahill is a Pilates and GYROTONIC instructor at the Body Evolutions West 72nd Studio.Learn More

Jessica Chen

Instructor - Gyrotonic

Jessica Chen is a certified Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis instructor.  She has completed certifications in all of the Specialized Equipment - Leg Extension Unit, Archway, Jumping Stretching Board and Gyrotoner. Learn More

Sofia Forero Correa

Instructor - Gyrotonic

Sofia  studied at Joffrey Ballet School and graduated with Honors from The Ailey School, where she had her first introduction to Gyrokinesis exercise classes. Sofía started training in Gyrotonic movement as a client at Body Evolutions studios and noticed the benefits of this unique and powerful exercise ...Learn More

Evelyn Hubbell

Master Trainer

Dr. Evelyn Hubbell, PT, DPT is a Gyrokinesis Master Trainer, Archway Master Trainer, Jumping Stretching Board Master Trainer and a Gyrotonic Pre-Trainer for Level 1 and Level 2. Learn More

Elisabetta Minutoli

Pre-Trainer - Gyrotonic

Elisabetta Minutoli is from Rome Italy where she discovered Gyrotonic in 2005 at White Cloud Studio Roma.  From that moment a new journey began - by which she began the discovery of a new body and a new movement capability that would improve both her dance performance and everyday life.Learn More

Ana Sofia Reynoso

Instructor - Gyrotonic

Ana Sofía - a professional dancer, dance teacher and 200 hr RYT hatha yoga certified instructor - was first introduced to Gyrotonic exercise by her late friend and Body Evolutions alumna Emily Fyfe in 2014. Ana Sofía loves to give back the information that has been generously passed on to her through ...Learn More

Billy Macagnone

Owner / Founder of body evolutions

Billy Macagnone, who founded Body Evolutions in 2001, has dedicated the majority of his life to service and movement and is devoting his professional life to GYROTONIC® education. He has great conviction about its capability for opening up the physical structure while raising self–awareness and promoting ...Learn More

Miriam Barbosa

Authorized Master Trainer - Certificate Courses
Gyrotonic Applications for Dancers Teacher Trainer

Miriam is a Specialized Master Trainer for both the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods. She is a former member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and currently is on faculty at the Martha Graham School and The Alvin Ailey School. Learn More